Octopus | Stand 7.A39| https://ibc.octopus-news.com Octopus is a new, flexible newsroom computer system designed to scale with all the challenges that modern newsroom workflows present. The system is developed to ease the work of broadcasters who are using a traditional linear TV or radio workflow and also expanding to support latest-generation mobile digital viewing devices.no […]
Canadian media content company Corus Entertainment is adding newsgathering system OpenMedia to its Global News operations across the country. OpenMedia, the flagship software from Munich-based Annova Systems with more than 50,000 users around the globe, is being added to Global newsrooms in more than 20 Canadian markets, well as in the organization’s foreign bureaus in […]
Tribune Broadcasting recently reversed its policy of reticence when it comes to discussing technology, and what a story the station group has to tell. Motivated by a desire to shrink its tech spending dramatically and shed costly maintenance contracts, Hank Hundemer, Tribune SVP of engineering (above), launched an ambitious engineering project to create and maintain a homebrew newsroom system and master control that the group began to deploy in 2008.
Vizrt | Stand 7.A20 | Website: http://www.vizrt.com/ Vizrt, a provider of journalist production tools for the digital media industry, is presenting two automation workflows that it says save media companies money and create new commercial revenue. These include a journalist-driven live production workflow created specifically for small productions such as talk shows and news briefs, […]
Avid | Stand 7.J20 | Website: http://www.avid.com/ Avid has introduced its concept of the next-generation newsroom, based around a complete story-centric workflow including multiple Avid solutions and new feature enhancements for modern newsroom management and news production. This new story-centric workflow, Avid says, puts the story at the center of news operations spanning from planning to delivery, and […]
Ross Video has partnered with x.news to integrate their research and intelligence tools into Inception News, Ross’ browser-based newsroom content and editorial system that places social media integration right into the center of news production. Together Ross and x.news will provide what they call “a seamless solution for story research, as well as tracking from end-to-end.” x.news has been developed as […]
That’s good news for broadcasters as the rivalry has yielded numerous new features and capabilities that facilitate the production of news not just for conventional broadcast, but also now for the Web, mobile devices and social media.